Vp72, Home Buyer in Queens, NY

I was in contract to purchase this home. It needs about $15,000 of repairs, including windows, sewage piping, roof, and structural beam.

Asked by Vp72, Queens, NY Mon Jun 10, 2013

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The comments and questions here are misleading. This same comment appear in several houses I was viewing.One has no idea what house do this questions or comments are addressing unless the comments or questions include the house address or listing they are commenting on,
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 25, 2014
Hi Vp, If a home was listed for a certain price based on its condition- it is what it is. You obviously new it needed windows and most likely a roof. After an inspection you probably found out about sewage piping (expensive) and structural beam for re supporting. See if the owner can split the cost with you or look for a newer house. For a 2 family it seems like a great price. Get some comparable sales from your agent. That's my opinion. Terry K
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 10, 2013
What was the outcome? Did you cancel or attempt to working out some arrangement to compensate for the repairs?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 10, 2013
are u looking to live there or just for investment ?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 10, 2013
It appears that the property was off the market for some time and it appears to have been re-done...
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 10, 2013
MLS is showing otherwise, did you try to negotiate the repairs...
Flag Mon Jun 10, 2013
No, this was two months ago. Just an FYI for the buyers out there.
Flag Mon Jun 10, 2013
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